The young sleuth’s early mysteries were racist and anti-Semitic. Can problematic vintage texts still be valuable for kids?
A Talmudic problem: Abraham lived before the law was given, so how can his actions be used to interpret the law?
A match a century in the making brings two tough, funny, liberated stars into glorious alignment
Last week’s assassination of Hezbollah commander Hassan Laqqis in Beirut was a taste of what may come
An ancient principle of Judaism, debated at length in the Oral Law, is that it is a sin to count Jews—or is it?
The Tattler: So what if Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer revive the Von Trapps? Is that so wrong?
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
To the Talmudic rabbis, a miracle is more plausible than the notion that their sources were incorrect
A ‘mezuzah,’ like Judaism, is designed for life in this world, not for a messianic future, or for martyrdom
Video: Make your own miracle of oil by frying up a batch of sugar-coated treats stuffed with apricot jam
The Tattler: Out of the thousands of perfectly nice Adam Levines out there, they had to pick that one
The rabbinic tradition arose from the fact that the Bible doesn’t tell us what we need to know to lead our lives
In their faith, Talmudic rabbis kept contradictory thoughts, believing in both the reality of miracles and their unreliability
With radical views on gays, abortion, and Jews, Francis is modernizing the church. Can we convince our relatives to believe it?